Peter Thompson Joins BESTrustees Board

BESTrustees has announced the appointment of Peter Thompson to its board. Peter joins the board as a director Commenting on the appointment, Managing Director Clive Gilchrist said, "We are delighted to welcome Peter to the Board. This change reflects the

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BESTrustees has announced the appointment of Peter Thompson to its board. Peter joins the board as a director

Commenting on the appointment, Managing Director Clive Gilchrist said, “We are delighted to welcome Peter to the Board. This change reflects the increasing importance of independent trustees in today’s complex pensions environment. By further strengthening our board, we can promote the role of the independent trustee, while continuing our work with clients, to make sure that they are equipped to meet the challenges ahead.”

Peter, who joined BESTrustees in April 2005, is an actuary with nearly 30 years’ experience in pensions. Before becoming an independent trustee, he spent 25 years with Mercer Human Resource Consulting, in both the actuarial and investment consulting practices. Peter has also been much involved with the NAPF, including two years as Chairman from 2001 to 2003. He is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences and has contributed to TV and radio programs on pensions, including Money Box and the Today program.

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